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Deputies looking for red-handed robber


Maybe they'll catch robber red-handed

Pinellas County sheriff's detectives are investigating an armed bank robbery at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wachovia Bank at 2515 West Bay Drive. According to detectives, the robber entered the bank and brandished a handgun while demanding cash from a teller. When he left, a dye-pack that had been included with the stolen cash activated. The robber dropped the cash and may now have red stains on his hands or clothing. No injuries were reported and detectives recovered all of the money that was stolen during the robbery.


9/11 group offers memorial update

Voices of September 11th, the nonprofit organization that advocates and provides services for those affected by the terrorist attacks of that day, will present a program about the 9/11 Living Memorial project from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Safety Harbor City Hall, 750 Main St. The event will give information about the memorial digital archive,, which commemorates the lives of those who perished and documents firsthand accounts of rescue workers and survivors. Questions and answers will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations can be made to meet with a staff member to digitize content for the archive. Items can include photographs, memorial programs, written tributes, newspaper articles and keepsakes, as well as artwork and other memorabilia. For more information, call Michelle Doherty at or call (203) 966-3911.


Help to get ready for storm season

Hurricane season is here. Are you ready? A community event on hurricane preparations is planned for noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Grand Cypress on Lake Tarpon, U.S. 19 N between Alderman and Klosterman roads. Guest speaker will be Tom Iovino of Pinellas County Emergency Management. Call (727) 937-8766.


City boards need new members

The city of Dunedin is accepting applications from residents for the Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee and Sign Code Board of Appeals. For more information, call the city clerk at (727) 298-3035 or visit

Pinellas deaths

Barnes, Arline R.

Borders, Tom

Boyer, Tracy R.

Brandeberry, Ruth N.

Brink, Eugene M.

Burrows, Scott Michael

Fritts, Charles C.

Guagnini, Charles A.

Heidtmann, Jane Marie

Johnson, Helen I.

Manzo, Anthony Joseph

Marrocco, Mary

McGee, Marc and Russell

Morrell, Charles C.

Ryder, Lowell I.

Sals-Pierce, Lorelee

Waite, Donald E.

White, Robert

Deputies looking for red-handed robber 06/24/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 1:17pm]
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